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Raintree Bakery & Cafe

220 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
(519) 884-4953
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  • English first
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Used to be a great place for a light lunch. Today's lunch was well below the quality that we were expecting. I think what was most disturbing is that our server came by and asked how our meal was. Our response was "terrible". At the point the server made a quick exit never be seen again. There is little chance... More 

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St. Jacobs, Canada
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76 reviews 76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I somehow always want to go to the Raintree on my birthday - it's a great little place to go as a couple or with a small group. The plaza it's in isn't the nicest, but the restaurant itself is beautifully decorated. The food never disappoints - get the home made iced tea, Venus dip, and soups! This is one... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Two of us had lunch. There were three tables in the restaurant when we arrived and one more came in after us. The service was painfully slow. I ordered a special tea and twice sent it back as I was given regular tea. We ordered two cups of soup and two meals. Our soup took so long in arriving we... More 

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London, Ontario
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69 reviews 69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Just loved this restaurant, great food, service and the fact that it wasn't a cookie cutter, same old same old little restaurant. Great select of food for everyone, vegan and gluten free options as well. I would recommend giving them a try!

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Hamilton
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Tried the pasta which was served hot and tasted nice. It was fresh and I enjoyed my meal. Will always come here for Italian food and recommended the place to many people I know

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Waterloo, Canada
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115 reviews 115 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

This place used to be a gem, however new owners have really let this place down. From poor decore, to cheap food all the way to bad service. It wont be long before this place closes its doors as customer service is last at this location.

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Elmira, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

I went with a group of friends. We hardly ever get to go out together without the kids and we chose this place because of the gluten free options and they were open later in the evening (supposedly they were open until 10 pm), so we could go after getting the little ones in bed. I ordered the venus dip,... More 

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Kitchener
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

I love to go to the Raintree for lunch. Their food is always good, very reasonably priced, and nicely presented. The atmosphere is pleasant and you can watch them prepare your food. The service can sometimes be a little slow, but their wait staff seems to work there for a long time, so the management must be good! Curries are... More 

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Kitchener
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86 reviews 86 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

My daughter and I enjoyed a delightful lunch at this place. The food was good. The service was okay, though the server seemed a bit artificially friendly. Tables are small and felt slightly grungy. It is not the cheapest place to have lunch. I will come here again because my daughter likes the place.

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Waterloo, Ontario
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

I discovered Raintree when a vegan friends of mine wanted to get together for dinner. I felt confident that if they chose this restaurant there must be food that is being prepared with the best ingredients and that there would be good vegan options on the menu. I was not disappointed. That first time I tried several items on the... More 

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Additional Information about Raintree Bakery & Cafe

Address: 220 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: (519) 884-4953
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Bakery

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